Their personal lives are almost as strange and chaotic as the movies in which they star. Because you’re constantly being followed by a crew of cameras, practically everything you do behind closed doors becomes public when you’re a celebrity. Despite the fact that these celebrity alliances started out as scandalous – and many people suffered as a result – they have persevered for the sake of LOVE. Prepare to be blown away: we’ve compiled a list of 25 celebrities who’ve gone from mistress to wife.
“We were singing as part of a duets concert that CMT was putting on,” during their performance at CMT’s 100 Greatest Duets event in 2005, Shelton explained. “They paired me with Miranda, and something happened while we were on stage rehearsing. I’m not sure what it was, but it happened, and we both knew it.” Even though he was still married to Kanyette Williams, he pursued Lambert. Shelton divorced Williams in 2006 and proposed to Lambert in 2011 after four years of dating. They married the following year. This romance would be doomed as well… for reasons that will be revealed later.
Without a question, it was really a tear jerker! During the film making of Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2004, their friendship grew even stronger. Brad was still married to Jennifer Aniston at the time. Pitt and Aniston divorced in 2005, and “Brangelina” was born the following year, complete with a child. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s relationship ended in 2016.
In 2004, the pop singer started dating professional dancer Kevin Federline, and the two became engaged after three months of dating. Federline’s prior marriage to Shar Jackson was a minor stumbling block. At the time, Shar was also expecting her second child with Federline. Amidst this, Spears and Federline married a few months later and had two sons together. Kevin Federline and Britney Spears divorced in 2006.
Until she got to meet actor Eddie Cibrian on the set of Lifetime’s The Northern Lights in 2009, LeAnn Rimes appeared to be a sweet and innocent country singer. Despite the fact that they were both married at the time, they appeared to fall in love. In 2011, they divorced and decided to marry the following year. At the time of the affair, Cibrian was married to Brandi Glanville of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and he fully acknowledges the entire tragedy on the show. She is not a fan of LeAnn Rimes’ music, to put it bluntly.
From the time they met on the set of Mind Over Murder in 2005, Spelling and McDermott knew they were “soul mates.” There was only one problem: they were both married to other people. They both filed for divorce a month later, and by 2006, they were on their way down the aisle! Together, the couple has four children.
Union claims he started dating, NBA superstar Dwayne Wade, while still married to his two children’s mother, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade. When Wade filed for divorce and sued Union on behalf of her children for the mental anguish her children had suffered as a result of the affair, Siohvaughn was furious. The situation deteriorated. Union and Wade are found to be dating, but after seeing their respective marriages fall apart, they decide to proceed with caution.
Who doesn’t enjoy Alicia Keys’ music? When Alicia Keys first started dating him in 2008, Swizz was married to R&B singer Mashonda and had a child. Swizz and Mashonda had already called it quits, according to Alicia, and it was just a matter of finalizing the split, but you can bet Mashonda has a different viewpoint. Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys married in 2010 and have two children together. Who knows why, but this combination can’t be overlooked!
On the set of The Mexican, Julia Roberts met her future husband, cinematographer Danny Moder. Despite the fact that Roberts was still dating Benjamin Bratt and Moder was married to cosmetics artist Vera Steimberg, the two began dating.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard joined the cast of The Rum Diary in 2009, according to insiders, and their relationship developed there. Depp’s interest in Heard, 28, may have been captivated by his recent split from Vanessa Paradis, his children’s mother. Perhaps it was karma that brought Depp and Heard’s romance to an end in a public brawl over domestic violence allegations.
On the set of Stage Beauty, Danes managed to meet and started dating actor Billy Crudup. Crudup was forced to abandon his pregnant wife as the relationship grew deeper. What a disaster this is. Danes committed a similar offense in 2006 while filming Evening, when she became romantically involved with costar Hugh Dancy. This time, Crudup was the sole survivor! Danes and Dancy married in 2009, and their first child was born in 2013.
This Hollywood power couple met on the set of Two Much. Both were married at the time but divorced their wives after falling in love. Soon after the divorce papers were finalized, the pair married and went on to form one of Hollywood’s most solid couples. Griffith and his wife split in 2016, ending their 20-year marriage, therefore this is no longer the case.
Lopez and Anthony married less than a week after Anthony’s divorce from former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres were finalized, and so began dating while Anthony was still married. Before divorcing in 2011, the pair married in 2004 and had two children (twins).
To put it mildly, this was an odd one… Despite the fact that they are never married, Woody Allen’s decade-long relationship with actress Mia Farrow culminated in one of Hollywood’s most famous scandals! Soon-Yi Previn, Farrow’s adopted daughter, was discovered to be having an affair with Allen. The connection became public in 1992, when Farrow discovered naked photographs of her daughter at Allen’s house. Allen was 56 years old at the time, while Soon-Yi was only 21 — talk about intergenerational strife! Allen and Soon-Yi married in 1997 and are the parents of two children.
Debra Messing’s romance with Will Chase, a Smash co-star, became public shortly after her divorce from Daniel Zelman. Chase was married at the time, but only briefly. Messing was never Mrs Chase due to her divorce from Chase in 2014.
Is Gisele still in love with her boyfriend? No. Is it conceivable that she snagged someone’s father? Yes. Tom Brady abandoned Bridget Moynahan, his three-year partner, for the pregnant supermodel. The stunning couple married in 2009 and have two children together.
Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall
They first met in 1970 at a polo competition and dated for a time. They divorced, married, and had children with other people following that: Prince Charles married Princess Diana in front of over 750 million people worldwide, while Camilla married Andrew Parker Bowles in a considerably less public wedding. Despite the fact that the two had always communicated, in the 1980s, accusations of an affair surfaced. They divorced in 1999 and made their first public appearance as a couple the following year. In 2005, the couple became engaged and married two months later.
Traci Lynn Johnson
Tiki Barber was on his way to a new broadcasting career after retiring from the NFL when he met intern Traci Lynn Johnson. Johnson and Barber were having an affair while Barber’s 11-year-old wife was eight months pregnant with twins! Barber married Johnson just eight days after his divorce was finalized. The couple shares a child.
In this case, the mistress was none other than Mr Seinfeld! Jessica, his future wife, married a comedian she met in a gym only a few days after they returned from their honeymoon! Jessica and her first husband married in 1998, less than a month after Jessica’s divorce was finalized and the same year they were engaged – a watershed year for Jessica. The happy couple has three children together.
Every mother’s worst nightmare is her nanny stealing her spouse. Ethan Hawke did exactly that to his wife, actress Uma Thurman, in 2004. Hawke and Thurman’s six-year marriage ended when she discovered he was having an affair with Ryan Shawhughes, their two children’s babysitter. What a source of embarrassment. On the other side, Hawke and Shawhughes stayed loyal to one another and married in 2008. They have two children. Given what her now-husband is capable of, Shawhughes must use even greater caution in selecting her nannies than others!
Kelsey Grammer was having an affair with British flight attendant Kayte Walsh, a lady 25 years his junior, at the same time his wife Camille made her reality television debut on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Kelsey made his new connection public when his wife Camille filed for divorce in 2010 – it was a harsh and public split. Grammer and Walsh married at New York City’s Plaza Hotel barely two weeks after their 2011 divorce was finalized. Grammer is now the father of two children with Camille, bringing his total to six. He had two children with Camille and two more with his first wife.
In 2012, these two were caught in a massive PDA moment. Jason Aldean, a country artist, was seen kissing Brittany Kerr, a former American Idol winner, at a Sunset Strip pub, and the incident made headlines. Aldean initially blamed the incident on the booze, and he took his then-wife, Jessica Ussery, to various news sites to express her support for her husband — the father of her two daughters — and to underline that humans make mistakes. The country singer divorced his former mistress in 2013 and married her a year later.
Romijn and O’Connell began dating while O’Connell was not nearly single, according to fresh evidence. E, his then-fiancée, was cheating on him! Romijn, who just divorced ex-husband John Stamos, and news reporter Giuliana Rancic. Despite the fact that no property was damaged, Rancic suffered a broken heart. Romijn and O’Connell married in 2007 and have two children together.
They happened to cross paths at work! Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band member Patti Scialfa fell in love on the Tunnel of Love Express Tour in 1988. Springsteen was married to Julianne Phillips at the time, but the couple divorced shortly after the tour concluded. Springsteen and Scialfa married in 1991 and have three children together.
Gibson’s decision to leave his wife Robyn Moore for Oksana Grigorieva, a young Russian beauty who was also pregnant with his child, did not appear to bother him after 30 years of marriage. They omitted to tie the knot entirely. But fear not; Karma was on their side, as the couple divorced just six months after Grigorieva gave birth. When Grigorieva sought a restraining order against Gibson, recordings of Gibson threatening to kill her became viral.
Michelle Williams has a long history in the entertainment industry, having married late actor Heath Ledger just prior to his tragic death. She married composer and producer Phil Elverum in 2018. In comparison, Williams’ marriage was dissolved following an affair with filmmaker Thomas Kail. Williams and Kail marry and have a child in the year 2020.
We promised Blake Shelton that we would return, and we did. Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton divorced in 2015, purportedly over Shelton’s affair with Gwen Stefani, who is presently a co-judge on The Voice. Stefani was divorcing Gavin Rosedale, which seemed ironic at the time, because he had cheated on her. Blake and Gwen’s love is still strong in 2021, as seen by their happily engaged status.
Torrei Hart, Kevin Hart’s ex-wife, stated that the comedian began seeing Eniko Parrish behind her back, which resulted in their divorce. Hart and Parrish married in 2016. Hart’s life does not appear to be entirely pleasant or amusing.
Humphrey Boggart, then 46, divorced Mayo Methot after having an affair with Lauren Bacall, his 19-year-old costar, on the set of To Have and Have Not, arguably the most famous case of a celebrity abandoning their spouse for a mistress in Hollywood history. Boggart was definitely in love with Bacall, since he married her six months after their divorce and the two remained together for the next 12 years until Boggart’s death.
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux co-starred in 2012’s Wanderlust, and the pair are rumored to be dating on the site. Theroux admitted to having an affair with Aniston less than two years after breaking up with his 14-year girlfriend. The pair married in 2015 and divorced in 2018.
In the late 1990s, Paul “Triple H” Levesque and Joanie “Chyna” Lauer were the most dominant duo in professional wrestling, both on and off the screen. Levesque developed an off-screen relationship with his on-screen “wife” (wrestling is strange) Stephanie McMahon, at least until Lauer’s back was turned. Levesque and McMahon married in 2003, and together they would dominate the WWE for decades. Lauer, on the other hand, died in 2016 after a drug overdose.
Without a doubt, love is an odd thing. After all, it inspires us to do things we never imagined! We act in the name of love, confident that whatever we do will result in success! However, is it always possible for couples to reconcile following an affair? Continue reading to learn which celebs have had failed relationships…
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver have been married for nearly two decades, but their relationship has been marred by controversy. The point of disagreement is whether Arnold fathered a kid with his maid, Mildred Baena! Despite their 2011 divorce, they remain married.
Despite the fact that he was still married to Sandra Bullock at the time, other women acknowledged having affairs with James in the years following 2010. Following these revelations, the couple split shortly thereafter.
Despite the fact that they co-starred on television, Baskett strayed on his pregnant wife, Kendra Wilkinson. To put it mildly, everyone was taken aback. Baskett attempted to illustrate the point by describing an incident in which he went to the lavatory and discovered two transsexual women having an affair and attempting to drag him into it. Since then, the pair have reconciled and continued their relationship.
At the time, Rodriguez was married to Cynthia Scurtis and had an affair with Madonna. After the scandal was discovered, Scurtis rushed to Paris and informed People Magazine that the Madonna affair was the “final straw,” that caused them to divorce. Madonna was married at the time, despite her extramarital affairs claims.
He was arrested for having intercourse inside a car with a sex worker, despite the fact that he was dating actress Elizabeth Hurley at the time. This allegedly occurred in 1995, when he paid $60 for oral sex. The couple attempted reconciliation and continued their love, but after five years, they decided to call it quits. On the other hand, Grant and Hurley have stayed friends since then, and each of their children has a godparent.
When Ryan worked on the blockbuster thriller Proof of Life, he was married to Dennis Quaid. Russell Crowe was Ryan’s co-star on set, and their on-screen relationship was unquestionably genuine when they allegedly had an affair. At the time, Crowe was seeing Danielle Spencer, and Ryan’s marriage had ended in divorce.
Kobe Bryant was charged with sexual assault in addition to being punished for infidelity with his wife Vanessa. A hotel concierge was battered after what began as friendly kissing escalated into a physical altercation. The case was dismissed due to the victim’s refusal to testify. Bryant’s wife was then photographed sporting a $4 million ring. Their marriage lasted till he, unfortunately, passed away in 2020.
Stewart was dating Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson at the time of her affair. After she was spotted with Rupert Sanders, things swiftly spiraled out of control. Pattinson and Stewart subsequently separated as a result of the event, with Stewart apologizing for everything: “Speaking very candidly, it was a really traumatic period in my early 20s that sparked something more feral in me.”
This was a unique circumstance. In 2012, a sex film involving Hogan and Heather Cole was produced. At the time, Heather Cole was married to Hogan’s accomplice ‘Bubba the Love Sponge.’ Following the film’s release, Hogan sued Gawker, and it was discovered in court that Hogan had persuaded Cole’s husband to sleep with him. We too have no idea what to make of this one.
McPhee, who is best recognized for her work on Smash, was discovered having an affair with Michael Morris, the show’s director. Morris was married to Nick Cokas at the time, while McPhee was married to Mary McPhee. McPhee was adamant about not apologizing for the affair, which resulted in his divorce. According to Ocean Drive Magazine, she stated, “I have no regrets; all of the choices I made taught me something profound.”
The narrative’s second half was covered on the preceding page. He kissed Katherine McPhee in 2013 while being married to actress Mary McCormack since 2003. Their difficulties must have been resolved, as they are still married and have three daughters.
Manson first met Evan Rachel Wood when she was barely 18 years old. While Manson and Dita Von Teese were married, they dated and continued together following Manson’s divorce. They had finally become engaged, but chose not to marry. Wood revealed to Rolling Stone that she wasn’t in a good place at the time, which contributed to the relationship’s collapse.
When McDermott began work on the television film Mind Over Murder, he was married to Mary Jo Eustace. This is where he met co-star Tori Spelling and their romance began. They both married following the dissolution of their separate relationships. McDermott subsequently admits to cheating on Spelling on True Tori, saying: “Dean and I met while we were both married to other people, and now that this has happened to me, I’m sure a lot of people are thinking, ‘Well, karma’s a b*tch.'” To be fair, she is not entirely incorrect…
While still married to his first wife, Nancy, Frank Sinatra had an affair with Ava Gardner. Sinatra married Gardner in 1951, following his divorce from Nancy. Nevertheless, he was unfaithful to her, and the couple separated in 1957.
Thicke was married to Paula Patton at the time of the appearance of photographs of him in a pub with another woman. Thicke’s hand was visible on her buttocks in the mirror reflection. Not long after, the duo announced their breakup. Thicke attempted to be unfaithful on Valentine’s Day in the past but was unable to complete the deed owing to the effects of cocaine on his performance, according to court records from 2013.
Rossdale was found cheating on Gwen Stefani with the nanny when they were married. Stefani discovered their connection through their iPad’s cloud. Stefani was found by one of the nannies with filthy images and explicit texts. Rossdale and Stefani called it quits following the nanny’s dismissal.
Tiger enjoyed a tranquil home life until his wife, Eli Nordegren, chased him down with a golf club. Woods attempted to flee in his 2009 Escalade but collided with hedges. Tiger was rumored to have had multiple affairs, possibly as many as thirteen. The couple divorced three years after the incident.
Everyone was taken aback when it was revealed that Cowell was expecting a child with the divorced wife of his buddy Andrew Silverman. Lauren began seeing Andrew in 2009, while Lauren was still married to Andrew. She had been having an affair for four years prior to becoming pregnant. They married in 2013.
It was astonishing to find that he had an affair with a hairstylist after being married to Sharon Osbourne in 1982. Sharon discovered the affair after reading Ozzy’s emails. “I’m 63 years old and I can’t keep living like this,” Sharon told The Talk. “He’s given me an incredible life and three beautiful children, and I adore him.” They remain together to this day.